Come Try Orienteering in Daylesford

Saturday 21st May and Sunday 5th JuneProudly Supported by Hepburn Shire Council A free fun event for all ages! If you or your family like Treasure Hunts, solving problems or just getting outside and walking/running then this could be the event for you. Orienteering is a sport where competitors navigate their way around a set […]

Reigning World Masters Champion to compete in Victoria

Adolf Kempf from Switzerland, reigning M95 World Masters Champion in Sprint, Middle and Long distances, has informed organisers that he is coming to this year’s Australian Championships.  Adolf swept the pool at the 2021 WMOC in Velence, 50 km south west of Budapest, Hungary.  Hailing from the upper Rhone valley, Adolf lives a life that […]

Entries are now open

Entries have now opened for the2022 Australian Championships Carnival.  Planning is proceeding apace to ensure that after our enforced two-year championship drought, the 2022 Aussies will be a carnival to remember.

Brought up in the sport …

Meet three of our course planners.
Clare Brownridge has been orienteering regularly since her father used to take her and brother, David out into the bush each weekend to the Bendigo Orienteers local events.
With Australian representative and World Masters gold medallist for both a mother and a father, JWOC Sprint Champion in 2019 Aston Key has also grown up within the sport.
Sophie Taverna is still at school, but she already has a big reputation for her technical orienteering skills and her map making. Now she is moving into setting courses too.

Welcome from the Carnival Director

Carnival Director

Welcome to the website for the 2022 Australian Orienteering Championships. We invite you to join us in 2022 to explore the new, and rediscover the classics!

Orienteering Grand Prix

Event 2 - Lake Daylesford temp picture

The 2022 Australian Championships Carnival will open with an innovative new event – a first of its kind. Designed to be “the ultimate Orienteering competition” the new format will bring together the best virtues of each Orienteering discipline to a 15-20 minute winning time and the excitement of head-to-head racing for everyone.

Carnival Embargoes


As some of these areas maybe tempting to go for a walk or mountain bike through while you are in the area, please make sure you are fully aware of where not to go until the races are over.

AOC Website is now live

We decided it was important to get this website up and running and we know it is nowhere complete. Please keep coming back as we will be adding more information as it becomes available.